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Talent Development Center (TDC) for Transportation, Logistics and Distribution (TLD) sector Seeks Industry Partners in Job Training Program

Elizabeth – TLD industry representatives nationwide have identified industry-specific skills and knowledge required for entry to mid-level job opportunities in their businesses. In June, the TLD Talent Development Center at Union County College will launch a Supply Chain Management training program developed in response to these employer identified needs.

Employers with jobs to fill in transportation, logistics and distribution are invited to participate in an information and recruiting session at the Talent Development Center on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 9:30 am.  The TDC invites industry partner companies to use this session to identify persons of interest for open positions.  Participation includes giving a short presentation and conducting 10 minute interviews with training candidates. Approved job candidates will be invited into training classes in the TDC’s Supply Chain Management curriculum and will be available for hire upon completion of the training. Interested recruiters and hiring managers may R.S.V.P. to Nancy Burke at 908-527-7207 or burke@ucc.edu. For more information on the contents of this training, go to www.ucc.edu/community/LINCS.

Through this program, unemployed or displaced workers will train for positions in customer service, warehouse and transportation operations, logistics, manufacturing and service operations, demand planning, inventory management, procurement and supply chain management. Courses are 40 hours long and meet from Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for two weeks each. Training leads to certification by the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals upon successful passing of the certification exam for each course.

The TDC has a state-wide reach and is in operation at the College’s Elizabeth campus, located at 40 West Jersey Street, and close to the hub of transportation in New Jersey.

 

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Athlete of the Week: Ryan Malko & Hanna Capone

February 6, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ – Following leading performances in track and field and ice hockey, Hanna Capone and Ryan Malko are Cranford High School’s Athletes of the Week.

Capone, a junior on the winter track team, recently earned the North II, Group III sectional title in the pole vault with a height of 9 ft. 3 inches, her personal best.

“I’m motivated by my personal ...

Filthy, dangerous conditions, theft and assault alleged at recently-opened Newark shelter

February 13, 2018

Newark, NJ—Antoinette Jackson, Sonya Webb and Andrea Eaddy sit in a McDonald’s on a cold winter morning, not far from the homeless shelter they currently call home.

During the day, they count on places like McDonald's to stay warm. They must leave the shelter at 7 a.m. and can only return after 4 p.m., even when temperatures drop below freezing.

When the ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Senior Signs National Letter of Intent

February 18, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- Mia Reyes of Piscataway, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, has made it official: she will continue her soccer career at Haverford College next year.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge soccer star signed her official national letter of intent at a press conference with family, friends and coaches in attendance on Feb. 14. Mia, who will graduate with 30 goals and a W+H record ...

Cranford Police Blotter: Shoplifting Arrest & More

February 13, 2018

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

1. 02/07/2018 12:38 p.m.

6 South Avenue West

Arrested: Earl Ayler, 61, Rahway

Arrested by: Sgt. Frank Williams

Charges: Shoplifting, Hindering Apprehension, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

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NEW BRUNWICK – The issue of social injustice makes its way into “American Hero,” the second play in a trilogy by Christopher Demo-Brown.

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Former Cranford Mayor Endorses Nick Scutari for Democratic Chair

February 18, 2018

Dear Editor:

Having Senator Scutari lead the (Democratic) party would certainly put Cranford in a good position for resolving the issues we face such as gun control, flood mitigation and public safety.

Union County is made up of urban and suburban communities, that we need to protect. The stronger our communities are, the stronger the diversity and our being connected will be.

Senator ...